Member Panda Preview at the Toronto Zoo

From the moment the two giant pandas – Er Shun and Da Mao – landed safe and sound to spend the next five years at the Toronto Zoo, Tim and I knew we’d be attending any kind of member preview being held for the pair.  In part so that we could see them with less…

Hudson Part II – Saying Goodbye and Letting Go

My first post about Hudson the polar bear cub received a lot of attention – in a great way!  Thanks so much to everyone who read and commented and otherwise showed their support for me, and affection for the bear.  Knowing that the story touched so many people definitely helped to take some of the…

A Second Look – The Untitled Work of Paul Shepard

We returned to the Carlton Cinema last night to enjoy a second performance of The Untitled Work of Paul Shepard. And I have to say, I enjoyed it even more this time around. After our laugh filled, extremely enjoyable interviews with the film’s director, the awesome and seriously funny Jeremy LaLonde, the producer, the ebullient and…

The Untitled Work of Paul Shepard *UPDATED*

A Canadian comedy gem. I think that is a good way to define The Untitled Work of Paul Shepard. We here at The Mind Reels were lucky enough to attend the premiere last night at the Carlton Cinemas in Toronto, and were duly delighted. The film is a mock-umentary that follows documetarian Paul Shepard (deftly…